ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dozens of sinkholes, some up to 12 feet deep, are dotting the landscape in the small southeastern Missouri city of Caruthersville, forcing road detours, swallowing sections of people's yards and leaving city leaders scrambling to make repairs.
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A shooter opened fire in a classroom building at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola on Friday morning in an attack that left four people dead, including the assailant, and multiple people wounded. The shooting — the second at a U.S. Navy base this week — prompted a mas…
ORLANDO, Fla. — SpaceX sent 5,700 pounds of supplies and more than 250 science experiments to the International Space Station as part of the company’s 19th resupply mission.
NEW YORK — NBC’s victory during the November ratings sweeps period means there’s a new king of broadcast television — at least for now.
LU VERNE, Iowa (AP) — Investigators said Wednesday they have a suspect in custody after a shooting during a bank robbery in a small northern Iowa town left one woman dead.
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Henry Cavill is all-in on his Netflix fantasy series “The Witcher,” but he says the “door hasn’t closed”on a return as Superman in the DC cinematic universe.
ZEBULON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina woman died when the cigarette she was smoking ignited her oxygen tank and caused a small explosion and fire, authorities said.
OSHKOSH, Wis. — A 16-year-old student stabbed a school resource officer who then shot the teenager at a Wisconsin high school Tuesday morning, police said, in the second shooting at a school in the state in as many days.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that an 1851 maritime law does not protect a company from making payments to families of people aboard a tourist boat that sank on a Missouri lake, killing 17 people.
CINCINNATI — The rock band The Who announced Tuesday night it will play its first Cincinnati area concert since 11 fans died 40 years ago in a pre-show stampede.
KATY, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy shot and wounded his older sister and killed her boyfriend during “a house party gone bad” in a Houston suburb.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police say 10 people were hit in an early morning shooting in the city’s famed French Quarter.
CHICAGO (AP) — After years of pushing a Las Vegas-style casino to boost tourism and much-needed revenue, Chicago’s leaders seemingly hit the jackpot when Illinois lawmakers approved one as part of a massive gambling expansion.
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — A tiny wooden relic believed to have been part of Jesus' manger has returned to its permanent home in the biblical city of Bethlehem 1,400 years after it was sent to Rome as a gift to the pope.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Officials lifted evacuation orders Friday for around 50,000 people on the Texas Gulf Coast, determining a massive fire was finally under control at a chemical plant rocked by two major explosions two days earlier.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Investigators say an intoxicated woman was on the phone with 911 when her stuck vehicle was hit by an Amtrak train in South Carolina.
Orlando police detective Michael Fields was sure he had the break he needed right in front of him to close in on a serial rapist: a list of people whose DNA partially matched the man he hunted.
MIAMI — A Thanksgiving ocean dive for a snorkeler turned tragic for one man when a boat ran over one of the divers and severed his arm.
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Police say a Georgia woman fired a gun into a KFC after learning her order lacked napkins and a fork.
MINNEAPOLIS — Five people died early Wednesday in a fire on the 14th floor of a south Minneapolis high-rise, and three others were hospitalized, authorities said.
HAYNEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A teenager accused of killing an Alabama sheriff is being held without bond.
NEW YORK — John Simon, a theater and film critic known for his lacerating reviews and often withering assessment of performers’ physical appearance, has died. He was 94.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman whose husband’s body was found in a freezer denied him medical care as he battled terminal illness and blocked police and social workers from entering the home, fearing a doctor would take his brain for research, according to records obtained by The A…
BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Former Penn State Nittany Lions assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced Friday to at least 30 years in state prison for crimes that have cost the university more than $100 million and prompted changes to state law.
ST. PETERS, Mo. — Police used a series of emergency cellphone pings this week to pursue a man who prosecutors say held his pregnant girlfriend captive, beat her and forced her to drink toilet water and bleach.
BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was resentenced Friday to 30 to 60 years in prison, the same penalty as before, for sexually abusing children.
LINCOLN — Nebraska is the first state agreeing to share drivers’ license records with the U.S. Census Bureau as the federal agency tries to comply with President Donald Trump’s order to count the number of U.S. citizens.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has withdrawn its story about a lawsuit brought by New York state against Juul Labs Inc. The lawsuit accuses Juul of misleading the public about potential health hazards of e-cigarettes and contributing to a vaping epidemic by touting e-cigarettes as a sa…
OKLAHOMA CITY — A man confronted his ex-wife and another man in an Oklahoma Walmart parking lot, shot and killed them both through the windshield of a car then turned the gun on himself as horrified onlookers ran for cover, police said Tuesday.
DETROIT — Mazda is recalling nearly 117,000 U.S. vehicles for a second time to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota sparked online guffaws Monday by rolling out an anti-drug campaign featuring people saying, “Meth, I’m on it,” and the governor said the backlash proves the effort to raise awareness is working.
LOS ANGELES — When Idina Menzel first started performing “Let It Go” live in concerts, she thought the lyrics and soaring vocals would empower all those young girls in the audience dressed up as Elsa.
LOS ANGELES — Last month’s Easy fire in Simi Valley cost the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum nearly half a million dollars after the flames chewed through olive trees, presidential banners and an internet and cable box that took down the library’s network, officials said.
A shooting outside an Oklahoma Walmart has reportedly left three people dead, including the suspected gunman.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Donald Trump can make his case directly to the Intelligence Committee, but she vowed to protect the whistleblower whose complaint triggered the impeachment inquiry of the president’s actions with Ukraine.
DONNER PASS, Calif. — Art Shapiro stands on the edge of a Chevron gas station in the north-central Sierra, sipping a large Pepsi and scanning the landscape for butterflies.
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NAPERVILLE, Ill. — James Holzhauer’s day job as a professional sports gambler came in handy this week as he claimed the title of undisputed champion of “Jeopardy!” season 35.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted a man in the slayings of three young men whose bodies were found buried at a suburban Philadelphia farm.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — When gunfire rang out Thursday morning at his high school, basketball player Noah Sanchez was working on his outside shot in the gym before class, listening to pop music playing in his headphones.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say one person has died and six more were hospitalized in a fiery 8-car crash that shut down part of an interstate.
NEW YORK — Drug-resistant “superbug” infections have been called a developing nightmare that could set medicine back a century, making conquered germs once again untreatable.
NEW YORK — With a hit TV series, awards, plus film and TV opportunities, Sterling K. Brown admits he’s experienced “a lot of pinch me moments” in recent years. But, with all those possibilities and offers, the 43-year-old has also learned a very important lesson— how to say no.
NEW YORK — Disney Plus says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations.
MIAMI (AP) — Federal transportation officials have concluded that design flaws and a lack of oversight led to the collapse of a Miami university bridge that killed six people last year.